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The King Needs Contractors

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wallHumpty Dumpty had a great fallAll the King’s horses and all the King’s menCouldn’t put Humpty Dumpty together again. Leaving aside “who thought the horses would be helpful?”, the King needed some contractors amongst his retainers. The upstairs is coming back together better, stronger, and, um, slicker than before. WeContinue reading “The King Needs Contractors”


An addition to the litany of ways our government is woefully behind the times… I’m looking into the record of my senators. Senator Thune’s website is quite helpful. What I discovered there is not. Here is some text from a linked bill (reformatted a bit, since PDF hates copy/paste): To modify conditions of funding forContinue reading “Hyperlinks”


This costume came up in conversation and I realized that I had only one copy of the picture and it was on my work computer. Now it’s eternal on the Intertubes! And you can’t even see the cool hoof shoes (aka pony boots) that I’m wearing. Those things are a nightmare to walk in –Continue reading “Halloween!”